Damon Daunno and Taylor Iman Jones Will Lead New Off-Broadway Musical The Lonely Few | Playbill

Off-Broadway News Damon Daunno and Taylor Iman Jones Will Lead New Off-Broadway Musical The Lonely Few

MCC will present the New York premiere of the Rachel Bonds and Zoe Sarnak rock musical.

Damon Daunno and Taylor Iman Jones

MCC Theater has found the cast and creative team for its next premiere musical, The Lonely FewThe new rock musical, featuring a score by Zoe Sarnak and a book by Rachel Bonds, will begin performances April 26 for a limited engagement through June 2. Opening night is set for May 20 at MCC's Newman Mills Theater. 

The cast of The Lonely Few will include Tony nominee Damon Daunno (Oklahoma!), Taylor Iman Jones (Six), Peter Mark Kendall (The Rose Tattoo), Tony winner Lauren Patten (Jagged Little Pill), Helen J. Shen, and Thomas Silcott (Birthday Candles).

Trip Cullman and Ellenore Scott will co-direct the new work about a small-town Kentucky band that gets a big break, a romance that blossoms on tour, and leaving and missing home. 

The Lonely Few will feature scenic design by Sibyl Wickersheimer, costume design by Samantha C. Jones, lighting design by Adam Honoré, sound design by Jonathan Dean and Mike Tracey, orchestrations by Sarnak and Bryan Perri, and arrangements by Sarnak. Perri also serves as the music supervisor, with Myrna Conn as music director, and Tomoko Akaboshi as music coordinator. Keyboard programming is provided by Randy Cohen Keyboards and guitar programming is by Dillon Kondor. Bess Marie Glorioso is the production stage manager and casting is by Beth LipariPhyllis Schuringa, and The Telsey Office.

The Lonely Few was originally commissioned and produced by Geffen Playhouse in Los Angeles. It is supported by the Gary Platt Initiative for New Musicals at MCC Theater and the Burton A. Zipser and Sandra D. Zipser Foundation.

MCC is currently home to the premiere of the Jason Robert Brown, Daisy Prince, and Jonathan Marc Sherman musical The Connector. 

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